Of course, some things never change. Samsung, which is Apple’s oldest frenemy in the mobile business, may supply the all-important curved OLED phone display, according to Nikkei.
Samsung manufacturing Apple’s curved OLED displays isn’t a total shocker. It owns the curved screen market on smartphones, outside of last year’s LG G Flex 2.
It has also supplied many iPhone parts in the past, despite what Apple purists want to believe; everything from processors, to RAM, to internal flash memory.
iPhone 7 Pro reborn
Apple was planning a third iPhone 7 handset this year, according to earlier rumors, but the speculation on the higher-end phone coming out in 2016 has since fizzled.
Dubbed the iPhone 7 Pro, this 5.5-inch handset was scrapped, reported Nikkei, but it sounds like it’ll just be reborn for the iPhone’s 10th anniversary milestone with this curved display and all-glass body.
iPhone sales have dropped in the last year, so all ideas seem to be on the table for Apple. Right now, it has to get through another iPhone cycle with a way better camera, but very similar design.
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